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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 66        FILED ON: 1/6/2009

SENATE  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 189


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Steven A. Tolman


To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act providing for a study of mis -marked and mis -priced items in retail stores






Steven A. Tolman

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

SEE SENATE, NO. S00245 OF 2007-2008.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and Nine



An Act providing for a study of mis -marked and mis -priced items in retail stores.


              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. The Executive Office of Consumer Protection and Business Regulation shall study, in conjunction with the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General, the mis -marking and the mis -pricing of products in retail stores in the Commonwealth.

Said study shall consider, without limitation, the impact of said mis -marked and mis -priced items on consumers and retail stores.

Said study shall make the appropriate recommendations for corrective action.

Results of said study shall be filed with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives and joint committee on consumer protection and professional licensure by December 31, 2007.

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